Mobile Internet Traffic Consumption Reached 2.02 Billion Gigabytes in China

Published By : 11 Sep 2015 | Published By : QYRESEARCH

The mobile Internet traffic consumption has reached 2.02 billion gigabytes in China during the first 7 months of the year 2015. This rise exhibits a growth of 95.30% on a Y-o-Y basis.

The Ministry of Industry and IT of the People’s Republic of China has published these statistics. Further, in the report, it has been stated that the July 2015 mobile internet traffic consumption broke all the record and reached 347 million gigabytes.

The statistical data represents that on a monthly average basis, Chinese consumers consume 330.9 megabytes of mobile internet traffic, which exhibits a rise of 85.10% on a Y-o-Y basis. In the meanwhile, the semi-annual performance reports of the telecom operators in China has revealed that over the first six months of 2015, the data traffic consumption of Chinese mobile users an increase of 154.0% on a Y-o-Y basis, much higher than the average growth rate across the globe.

China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile collectively have a user base of 1.295 billion in total. Among these, 695 million are 3G and 4G users, which accounts for 53.70% of the overall mobile user base in China; whereas, 250 million people in china use 4G only, holding around 20% of the overall user base.

The telecom service providers are speeding up the shifting of 2G and 3G mobile internet users to the 4G network, as 4G is emerging as the next big thing for the future. The MIIT statistics has revealed that the number of 3G users has declined by 4.37 million; while the user base of 4G has raised by 25.05 million as reported in July 2015

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